Killer Whaler

By Jeff Butzer, Sunnyland Chapter Member Engineering on the early fiberglass boats often meant adding extra layers of heavy roving. That’s probably why so many of the old turquoise Boston Whalers are still around. Sixty years later, they can still be be seen from the Grand Canal in Venice to Pago Pago in the South…

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Lodging for the 2022 International Boat Show

NOTE from HEADQUARTERS: As Gene Porter, Show Co-Chair, pointed out in his recent article, registration for the 2022 International Meeting and Boat Show events in Burlington, Vermont, will open later in the spring on the ACBS website. However, the hotels in the area are now taking reservations.  Lodging Information for the 2022 Show:  Hilton Burlington…

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“On the Great Warpath”: Preview the 2022 ACBS International Show

By Gene Porter, Co-Chair ACBS 2022 Annual Meeting and Show The Lake Champlain Chapter is pleased to be hosting this year’s Annual ACBS celebration in Burlington, Vermont, the week after Labor Day.  The Champlain Valley is at the center of “The Great Warpath” that witnessed most of the major conflicts that defined early North American…

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A Note from the President

To all Members, As part of a member organization, it is incumbent upon all of us to be caretakers of the financial wellbeing of ACBS.  As a Board of Directors, we take fiduciary responsibility very seriously.  At our recent Fall Planning and Budgeting meeting we performed our fiscal wellness check. Results were ok, but not…

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